Tag-arkiv: global warming

Strong or weak Jet stream

I actually thought this was correct: Global warming has been used to explain that the Jet Stream would weaken, bringing more extreme weather to the temperate zones. But I kept seeing a meteorologist saying that this was wrong. Not just … Læs resten

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No more CO2 will not lower the temperature

There is no doubt that we need to get to a net zero CO2 emissions world at some point. It can’t be a surprise that this will take a very long time and unfortunately we do not have the technology … Læs resten

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This is getting ridiculous

The Nobel Peace Prize, previously awarded to Barack Obama before he chose to continue a lot of wars and increase the drone attacks, the EU for being, basically, the EU, Wangari Maathai who believed the conspiracy theory that HIV was … Læs resten

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Sea Level Rise higher than expected

The estimated future SLR (Sea Level Rise) was just adjusted by IPCC. From the previous report (AR5) the estimate is now about 55 cm over the next 80 years (RCP4.5, range is 39-72 cm)*. In the worst-case scenario it is … Læs resten

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About tomorrow’s climate strike

Or, as this is more about marketing than reality I’d probably need to write it as “Climate Strike”: American teens are now afraid, angry and helpless. But this feeling is the result of a sham; the world is not ending. … Læs resten

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There’s a lot of water in the oceans

But I am still surprised that the projected sea level rise due to climate change is expected to be primarily due thermal expansion: RCP2.6 is a best case scenario which I consider unrealistic – there is no political will in … Læs resten

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Remember, anthropogenic climate change is good news

Admittedly, it is hidden beneath a lot of really bad news, but still. Because anthropogenic (=caused by humans) climate change means that we can change it. And if we decide to do so, we can change it back. — Anthropogenic climate … Læs resten

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This was also interesting

A newspaper clipping from 1912 did its rounds last week and I’ll get to that. But this one was right below it and I found that interesting as well: Tiflis, or Tblisi as we would probably call it today and … Læs resten

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The political consumer

I’ve argued that political consumers do not exist; they seem to disappear once the right occasion appears. With Bill Maher’s not-exactly-politically-correct words, I also wish a little more political and a little less consumer: No matter what you do for … Læs resten

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Klimaregulering

Jeg tror at vores vilje til at ignorere langsigtede virkninger kommer til at koste os meget dyrt. Den globale opvarmning er et populært eksempel, mens vi mere sjældent taler om den masseuddøen der har foregået i vores tid. Jeg har … Læs resten

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